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Have you taken ZXT Gold Bee Pollen Capsules by Floyd Nutrition? Be Careful.

Health Canada Warning: Floyd Nutrition Bee Pollen Capsules

Warning: Bee Pollen Capsules contain hidden pharmaceutical ingredients (sibutramine and phenolphthalein) and health Canada has requested the Canadian distributor associated with the website www.floydnutrition.com to immediately stop sale and advertising of this product, and to remove these products from the Canadian market.

Health Canada testing has identified that the weight loss product “ZXT Gold” bee pollen capsules contain hidden pharmaceutical ingredients (sibutramine and phenolphthalein), which may pose serious health risks. The product is distributed by the company Floyd Nutrition LLC via its website,  www.floydnutrition.com.

Health Canada noted to be aware that this product has been found to contain hidden pharmaceutical drugs that may pose a dangerous health risks.

If you have taken this drug and you have suffered injury please report it to Health Canada immediately.

The problem with this product:

“ZXT Gold” bee pollen capsules are not authorized in Canada and have not been evaluated by Health Canada for safety, effectiveness, and quality. Health products that have been authorized for sale by Health Canada will have an eight-digit Drug Identification Number (DIN), a Homeopathic Medicine Number (DIN-HM) or a Natural Product Number (NPN) on the label. Some natural health products may have an Exemption Number (EN), which indicates that the product is legally available for sale while Health Canada is reviewing its application for licensing.

Sibutramine was previously used to treat obesity but is no longer authorized for sale in Canada because of its association with an increased risk of cardiovascular side effects such as heart attack and stroke. In addition to heart attack and stroke, side-effects associated with sibutramine include increased blood pressure and heart rate, dry mouth, difficulty sleeping and constipation.

Phenolphthalein was previously used as a laxative but is no longer authorized for sale in Canada because it may cause cancer. Additional side-effects associated with phenolphthalein include decreased blood pressure, skin rash and gastrointestinal bleeding.

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